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Japanese Superstitions - Last Part



There are certainly a whole lot more superstitions out there. Here are a few more that I thought were interesting.

SALT AND BEGGARS
If a beggar ever comes to your doorstep, it is bad luck to not salt your entry way. Failing to do so will bring financial misfortune to your household.

LYING DOWN AFTER EATING
You will turn into a cow if you do so. The saying suggests you will become lazy. But really, whats wrong with living the life of a Wagyu cow? You get to watch TV, have massages, and all the beer you want.

TATAMI MATS
When you were a little kid, have you ever avoided stepping on the cement between bricks or tile flooring? If so, time to put that skill to use! Stepping on the cloth borders of tatami mats is considered bad luck.

BREAKING CERTAIN OBJECTS
May the FSM help you if you break your comb or sandals.

Just like any culture though (especially Asian ones, I'm just sayin'), there are going to be a lot more than just these here. This should cover most of the main ones, though. What happens if you mess up? What happens if you've done one of these things? Answer is, probably nothing, but just in case…

Source: www.tofugu.com

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